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Several weeks ago, my brother shared this one “tiktok” recipe video via the family WhatsApp – steamed egg with prawns and tofu. Looks simple enough to execute, so I thought I’d give it a try.

The result turns out to be pretty good and I thought, certainly worth documenting here at least as my personal reference in the future.

steamed egg with shrimp & tofu
steamed egg with shrimp & tofu

The ingredients are simple, and consists pretty much of only 4 items, with one of them optional..


  • 3 eggs
  • a handful of shrimps
  • 1 block soft tofu
  • some mints (optional)
  • equal part water (70 ml or so)
  • salt & pepper to taste

steamed egg with prawns recipe
steamed egg with prawns recipe

Cooking instructions:

  • cut tofu into blocks and lay in container
  • beat the eggs with equal part water, add salt & pepper to taste
  • pour in container, then place shrimps on top
  • cover with shrink wrap or aluminum foil & steam for 10 mins
  • add mint on top

The result is a dish of comfort food suitable for anytime, with plenty of protein too!

Happy cooking!

Discuss : KY cooks – Steamed Egg with Prawns & Tofu Recipe

  1. Never tried cooking steamed eggs. Now I have your recipe to refer to, maybe I can give it a try.

  2. Ooh, such a pretty top. I love meals that are cooked in a single dish.

  3. Do you believe that I never cook any steamed egg before? Your recipe will be my first trying, stay tune!

  4. I love steamed egg but can never get the consistency right (the ratio of egg to water must be off) + mine never comes out smooth like those at chap fan stalls. Will try your recipe since I’ve also never done it with tofu & shrimps either. What heat do you use…medium?

    • eatwahateatwhere: actually even high heat is fine, the crucial part is cover the top of the egg.

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